Comprehensive Listing of MFA Programs in Directing (USA & Canada)

If the MFA Directing program at your school is not listed in this directory, please contact DeAnna Toten Beard.

ALABAMA

University of Alabama; MFA in Directing

ARIZONA

Arizona State University; MFA in Directing

ARKANSAS

University of Arkansas; MFA in Directing

CALIFORNIA

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts); MFA in Directing

California State University – Fullerton; MFA in Theatre Arts with Directing Concentration

University of California – Irvine; MFA in Directing

University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA); MFA in Directing

University of California – San Diego; MFA in Directing

CONNECTICUT

Yale University – School of Drama;; MFA in Directing

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Catholic University of America; MFA Directing

FLORIDA

Florida State University – School of Theatre; MFA in Directing

HAWAII

University of Hawaii at Manoa; MFA in Directing

IDAHO

University of Idaho; MFA in Theatre (specialization in Directing)

ILLINOIS

DePaul University; MFA in Directing

Illinois State University; MFA in Directing

Northwestern University; MFA in Directing

Southern Illinois University Carbondale; MFA in Theatre (emphasis in Directing)

Western Illinois University; MFA in Directing

INDIANA

Indiana University; MFA in Directing

IOWA

University of Iowa; MFA in Directing

LOUISIANA

University of New Orleans; MFA in Performance (Directing) 

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston University; MFA in Directing

University of Massachusetts-Amherst; MFA in Directing

MINNESOTA

Minnesota State University at Mankato; MFA Theatre Arts

MISSISSIPPI

University of Southern Mississippi; MFA in Directing

MONTANA

University of Montana; MFA in Directing

NEVADA

University of Nevada; MFA (concentration in Directing)

NEW YORK

Brooklyn College; MFA in Directing

Columbia University; MFA in Directing

The New School for Drama; MFA in Directing

Pace University; MFA in Directing

Sarah Lawrence College; MFA in Theatre (Directing Concentration)

NORTH CAROLINA

University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MFA in Directing

OHIO

Ohio University; MFA in Directing

PENNSYLVANIA

Carnegie Mellon University; MFA in Directing

Penn State; MFA in Directing for the Musical Theatre Stage

Temple University; MFA in Directing

RHODE ISLAND

Brown University (Trinity Rep Consortium); MFA in Directing

SOUTH DAKOTA

University of South Dakota; MFA in Directing

TENNESSEE

University of Memphis; MFA in Directing

TEXAS

Baylor University; MFA in Directing

Texas State University; MFA in Directing

University of Texas at Austi; MFA in Directing

VIRGINIA

Regent University; MFA in Acting (with Directing concentration)

Virginia Tech Graduate School; MFA in Directing and Public Dialogue

WASHINGTON

University of Washington; MFA in Directing

CANADA

University of Alberta; MFA in Directing

University of British Columbia-Vancouver; MFA in Directing

University of Calgary; MFA in Directing

University of Ottawa; MFA in Directing

University of Victoria; MFA in Directing

York University; MFA in Directing